With Celia seasick, Julia and Charles spend all of their free time together and soon begin an affair. He also learns from her that Sebastian has vanished completely. In London, Charles' new exhibition is a success, but his reluctance to go home finally brings an end to his marriage. He meets Anthony Blanche who takes him to a gay club for a drink and promptly proceeds to disparage his work. Charles accompanies Celia to Brideshead where Julia and Rex now live and where Rex continues to entertain the political set. Written by
Did You Know?
The "at sea" scenes were filmed on board QE 2. At the time, the QE 2, in a fit of "Modernism" had the top of the deck railings made out of composition rather than wood. In shots where the railing would be visible, the crew had placed wood design, contact sticky shelf paper over the plastic to give the appearance of a wood railing rather than black plastic. The railings on the QE 2 have since been replaced with real wood! See more
On the ship board sequences filmed on the QE2 one of the deck scenes shows Julia and Charles sitting by an outside pool on deck. Such outside pools were not common at all on British passenger ships until well after WW II and even then were uncommon on ships sailing primarily in the North Atlantic. See more